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(Amsterdam, circa 1640s), copperplate engraving with hand color, embellishments include a depiction of Aphrodite with Eros plus the arms Turkey and the French Lusignan kings; Latin text en verso; modern pencil inscription on front margin attributing the map to J. Blaeu and dating it c 1645. Unframed.
Sheet 20 x 24 in.; plate 15 x 19.75 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Marginal soiling; even age toning; overall good condition or better.

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Blaeu, Willem and Joan. Cyprus Insula

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018
Hillsborough, NC, USA